Description: This webinar will highlight efforts in the state of Alaska to implement initiatives and projects related to suicide awareness, prevention and post-prevention programming. Additionally, strategies to effectively engage communities and alternative school coalitions in... Read more »
Anchorage, Alaska; Photo by Allyson Pakstis
2017 Rural Behavioral Health Webinar Series Overview
The 2017 Rural Behavioral Health Webinar Series will provide resources and information on innovative approaches to address rural community behavioral health. These approaches are embedded in a public health framework that acknowledges the role that social, economic, and geographic elements play in the lives of individuals and how they impact behavioral health and well-being. Through these webinars participants will learn about strategies to create and sustain services and supports that reduce the impact of behavioral health issues and promote a good quality of life for an entire community. The webinar series provides an opportunity for participants to learn from experts and is intended to facilitate peer-to-peer networking, knowledge exchange, and information sharing.